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RIT Sports Information photographs

 Collection
Identifier: RITArc-0407

Scope and Contents

Each year staff members of the RIT Sports Information Department deposit to the RIT Archives all of the images that were taken of each team sport and individuals who played on those teams. This collection dates back to the 1930's when there were only a few teams for men and women. Most images in this collection are in print format, but does include microfiche, negatives, and beginning with 2002, digital images on CDs. Teams include baseball, basketball, hockey, track and cross-country, volleyball, softball, fencing, cheerleading, bowling, golf, lacrosse, soccer, and swimming, as well as coaching and atheltics staff photos. Also included are athletes inducted into the RIT Sports Hall of Fame each year.

Dates

  • 1930-2012

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Extent

10 Linear Feet (Binder boxes)

Language

English

Overview

RIT Sports Information photographs includes prints, microfiche, negatives, and digital images documenting men and women athletes and RIT sports teams from the 1930's to 2013.

Arrangement

All printed photographs are arranged by men and women's sport, then alphabetically by athletes last name. Group and team photos are by sport. Many photographs are unidentified.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Digital images are jpg files and must be opened with photo viewing software such as Photoshop.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials in this collection are deposited in the RIT Archive Collections annually by the RIT Sports Information department. Accession numbers: 2011:065; 2009:40

Accruals

Each year current images have been added to the collection.

General

The complete inventories for this collection can be accessed with assistance from the RIT Archives staff.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in July 2012.
Title
RIT Sports Information photographs
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
18 July 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Contact:
Rochester NY 14623 USA
(585) 475-4613